Hai Zhang American, b. 1976

Hai ZHANG

SELECTED EXHIBITION

 

SOLO EXHIBITION

2015     Between Destinations  2015 Lianzhou International Foto Festival, Lianzhou,

2014     Hai Zhang- Everywhere, Nowhere, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

2013     Don’t Follow Me, I’m Lost. Galerie Voies Off, Arles, France (Part of Marseille Provence 2013 European Capital of Culture)

            Don’t Follow Me, I’m Lost. Galerie du Tableau, Marseille, France

            Unintended Homecoming. Galerie Voies Off, Arles, France

2012     Don’t Follow Me, I’m Lost. 2012 Bursa International Photography Festival, Bursa, Turkey

            My Goal is Never Ending. 2012 Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

2007     Story Telling – A personal gathering time, Chang Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015     20 Years of Voies Off, Galerie Voies Off, Arles, France

            Don’t Follow Me., I’m Lost & Awaiting the Rain, the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, New York, NY

            Sweet Seed & New York, New York, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

            Border Area, the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman Museum and Exhibition Center, Moscow, Russia

2014     Unintended Homecoming, Slick Attitude Art Fair, Paris, France

            Unintended Homecoming, Galerie Binomein, Paris, France

            Group Exhibition at Hôtel de Luppé, Fondation Carmignac, Arles, France.

            Raising the Temperature, Art in Environmental Reactions, Queens Museum, New York

            New York Eden, Luise Ross Gallery, New York

2013     Three-Person Exhibition: Contemporary documentary photography in the ever-changing Chinese landscape – Three Visions: Lu Guang, Muge, Zhang Hai, Chobi Mela VII International Photography Festival in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Shipakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh

            Don’t Follow Me, I’m Lost in Come Again! Seen-Unseen, Galeri Bu, Istanbul, Turkey

            Borderland in the Russian Moment Expedition G20, the Russian Museum, Saint. Petersburg, Russia

            Don’t Follow Me, I’m Lost Vivacom Art Centre, Sofia, Bulgaria

2012     America Through a Chinese Lens, Museum of Chinese in America, New York

            Great Photographs, Luise Ross Gallery, New York

2011     Southern Memories: Part 2, SlowExposures Photography Festival, Molena, Georgia

2010     Southern Memories: Part 1, SlowExposures Photography Festival, Molena, Georgia

            2010 Valorate, VIII Colectiva de Arte, San Jose Historical Customs House, San Jose, Costa Rica

2009     The 13th Annual Friends Without a Border’s Photography Exhibition & Auction, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York

            The 1st Friends Without a Border Annual Los Angeles Exhibition & Auction, Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, California

            East | West, D3 Space for Culture and Art, Brooklyn, New York

2008     Meditation in Contemporary Chinese Landscape, Godwin-Ternbach Museum of Queens College, Queens, New York

            To Kill a Mockingbird, 2008 China Shandong International Contemporary Photography Biennial, Museum of Shandong University of Art & Design, Jinan, Shandong province, China

2007     By Pass – Pass By, Shenzhen/Hong Kong Bi-City Biennial 2007, Jingse Gallery, Chongqing, China

            Story Board, Amerasia Bank Gallery, Queens, New York

2006     Beyond Measure, New York Taipei Cultural Center, New York, New York

            Untitled from To Kill a Mockingbird Series, SohoPhoto National Photography Competition, SohoPhoto Gallery, New York, New York

2005     Aphasia, 15th Annual Exhibition of Asian American Arts Centre, Asian American Arts Centre, New York, New York

2004     In Situ, Exhibition Hall of Chelsea Hotel, New York, New York

 

SELECTED PUBLIC TALK AND LECTURES

 

2014     Don’t Follow Me, I’m Lost & Awaiting the Rain, Queens Museum, New York, New York

2013     Contemporary Documentary Photography in the Ever-Changing Chinese Landscape – Three Visions, Chobi Mela VII International Photography Festival in Bangladesh, Dhaka Edward M. Kennedy Center, Dhaka, Bangladesh      

2012     Sin Titulo, Photographic Exploration through Cultures, College of Architecture + the Arts, Florida International University

            Chinese Photography in Two Generations, Li Zhensheng and Hai Zhang with Robert Pledge, Director of Contact Press Images, 2012 Bursa International Photography Festival

            Artist Talks in Conjunction with America through a Chinese Lens, Arthur Ou, Hai Zhang, and Julie Quon with Christopher Phillips, Curator of ICP, the Museum of Chinese in America

2011     Water, Culture and Climate Change – A view of people’s transforming relationship with the Yangtze River, Arnhold Hall, The New School University, New York, New York

            A Photographic Exploration of Rising Chinese Urban Space through People, photographs of China 2008-2011, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

            Journey of Others, Ullens Center for Contemporary Arts, Beijing, China

2010     Moving-out & Living-in - photographs and short film from the project New Demand for People’s Housing, India China Institute, The New School University, New York, New York

            Moving-out & Living-in, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, New York

            Designing Sustainable Cities for China, Asia Society, New York, New York

2009     Awaiting the Rain, Shanghai Hongfang Arts Center, Shanghai, China

2006     Queens Arts Connection, Queens Museum of Arts, Queens, New York

2005     Aphasia, Asian American Arts Center, New York, New York

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

 

2016     Nomination of the Abigail Cohen Fellowship for Documentary Photography, Asia Society and Magnum Foundation, New York, New York    

2014     Unintended Homecoming Best Photobook Dummies, 2014 Kassel International Photobook Dummy Awards, Kassel, Germany

2013     Nomination of the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2014

2010     Under the Glory of Shanghai 2010 Expo, Honorable Mention in Professional Editorial Category, International Photography Awards, New York, New York

            Artist-in-Residence, Monte Azul Center of Art and Design, Costa Rica

2009     2009-2010 Rafael Vinoly Architecture Research Fellowship, New York, New York

2008     Artist-in-Residence, Monte Azul Center of Art and Design, Costa Rica

 

PUBLIC COLLECTION

 

            Asian American Arts Center, New York, New York

            The College of Architecture, Planning and Design, Kansas University, Manhattan, Kansas

            The Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York, New York

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY (PUBLICATION, REVIEW, ARTICLE AND ESSAY)

 

2016     Between Destinations, Featured Project on LensCulture, Paris, France

            Miracle or Mirage, the Initium Media, Hong Kong

            15 Talented Asian Photographers, Dodho Magazine, Barcelona, Spain

2014     Unintended Homecoming, Spotlight Featured Project on LensCulture, Paris, France

            Raising the Temperature, Catalog to accompany the exhibition, Queens Museum, New York, Feb 2014

            Hai Zhang – Everywhere, Nowhere, Musee Magazine, New York, New York, June 2014

2013     Lost in China, PDN (Photo District News) Photo of Today,Jan 29, 2013

            Interview of Hai ZHANG, La Journal de La Photographie,Jan 29, 2013

            Interview of Hai ZHANG, Radio 3D FM, Arles, France, Jan, 2013

            Poor Accommodations, ChinaFile, a Project of the Center of US-China Relations at Asia Society, New York, NY, April 2013

            Pressures and Distortions, ChinaFile, a Project of the Center of US-China Relations at Asia Society, New York, NY, April 2013

            The Russian Moment, 20 Leading World Photographs Expedition to Russia, RIA Novosti, Moscow, Russia, July 2013

2012     Pressure and Distortion – The Challenge of Affordable Housing in China, Shenzhen and Shanghai, P. 16-118, (Rafael Vinoly Architecture Research Fellowship)

2010     Featured Immigrant Artist of the Month, (June 2010), New York Foundation of Arts

            To Document the Unprivileged People in China via Lens, Singtao Daily, New York (June 11, 2010)

2009     Hai Zhang’s Photo Documentary Project, The PhotoDaily Magazine, Hong Kong, (Aug 2009)

2008     A Journey towards Comprehension, OZ Journal, an Architecture and Planning Journal by Kansas State University, (Oct 2008)

2007     To Kill a Mockingbird, Featured project on FILE Magazine, (Sept 2007)

2006     Beyond Measure, Exhibition Catalogue, New York

            The Lay Life, a photo essay of the Buddhist Practice in America, Columbia Journal of American Studies, Columbia University, New York

 

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

2011     Instructor, New New Yorker Photography Workshop, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York

            Visiting Critic of Contemporary Design Seminar, the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

2009     Visiting Professor, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, New York

 

EDUCATION

 

2001     Master of Architecture, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

1999     Bachelor of Architecture, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China